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Lewis Green Stevenson

Lewis Green Stevenson, American farmer.

Background

  • Stevenson, Lewis Green was born on August 15, 1868 in Chenoa, Illinois, United States. Son of Adlai E. (vice-president of the United States) and Letitia (Green) S.

  • Education

    • Student Washington and Jefferson College, 1895-1897.

    Career

    • Newspaper correspondent in Japan and China, 1893-1894. Private secretary to father, 1894-1897. Manager Arizona and New Mexico gold and copper mines for Mistress Phoebe A. Hearst, 1897-1903.

      Chairman Illinois Board of Pardons, 1913-1914. Secretary of State of Illinois, 1914-1917. Special investigator for United States Navy, Washington, District of Columbia, 1917-1918.

      Manager 49 farms in Illinois, Iowa and Indiana, comprising 10,500 acres. Home: Bloomington, Ill.

    Connections

    • Married Helen L. Davis, November 23, 1892.
    • father: Adlai E. Stevenson
    • spouse: Helen L. Davis
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    Born August 15, 1868
    Died April 5, 1929
    (aged 60)
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